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The Daily Chop: Braves win home opener handily, Adrianza returns and more

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The Braves had themselves some fun on Friday evening.

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Braves News

Braves derail Wheeler, cruise to 8-1 home opener victory

The home opener for the Braves went quite well. Charlie Morton was excellent, Ronald Acuna Jr. posted one his best games as a pro, and the Braves rolled to an easy 8-1 win.

Braves acquire Edgar Santana from Pirates for cash considerations

The Braves remain watchful for players, particularly bullpen arms, that they can add for depth purposes. They acquired Santana from the Pirates for cash yesterday, although he still has to serve out the rest of a PED suspension.

Braves reinstate Ehire Adrianza from restricted list, send Johan Camargo to alternate site

Spring Training Babe Ruth has returned. After having to go through COVID protocols again after he went to take his citizenship test, Ehire Adrianza is back with the team and Johan Camargo...well, isn’t.

MLB News

Dodgers place Cody Bellinger on injured list with calf contusion

Cody Bellinger’s season isn’t starting off quite as planned as he has already had to hit the injured list with a calf contusion. The Dodgers have an embarrassment of riches on their roster, but his presence will be missed by them even if it is only for a short while.